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Cheers, not beers, thrown at Taylor

Former Gang Green nemesis embraced by Jets fans at new Meadowlands

Updated: June 22, 2010, 9:36 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- As he emerged from the tunnel Wednesday for a minicamp practice at the new Meadowlands stadium, Jason Taylor expected the worst from New York Jets fans.

"Here come the boos," Taylor told teammate Bryan Thomas. "Watch."

Taylor was right.

In his first exposure to a large Jets crowd -- the announced attendance was 12,000 -- the former Miami Dolphin heard boos. For years, Taylor made derisive comments toward Jets fans, insulting their intelligence. ...

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